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Career Exploration Forum

In January 2021, PetroLMI hosted a Career Exploration Forum to provide advice, information and resources to help workers transition into growing areas within the energy sector and adjacent sectors.

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Real talk on current labour market and careers in Canada's energy industry

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Employment in Petrochemicals and Refining


Petrochemicals   The chemical industry in Canada is a diverse group of companies that create everything from basic chemicals and synthetic fibres to pharmaceuticals, soaps and paints. The industry operates across all regions of Canada.  As we drill into the data, it’s important to note that the chem...
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  • Hiring Resources

Alberta Jobs Now program


The Alberta Jobs Now program is providing up to $370 million to help private and non-profit businesses. This funding will reduce the costs of hiring and training unemployed or underemployed Albertans in new or vacant positions.  Employers can apply for a grant to offset up to 25% of the salary or tr...
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Day in the life

Real-life insights into oil and gas jobs

“Not Your Grandpa’s Energy Industry” is a new podcast that dives into a day in the life of workers in the Canadian energy industry. Launched by the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada and funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program, the initial 10 episodes provide real-life insights for job seekers and those who are new to the oil and gas industry in Canada. Each guest shares their personal experiences.
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